SRJC Course Outlines

9/16/2019 12:23:10 AMMA 163L Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MA 163LTitle:  BEG EXTERN  
Full Title:  Beginning Externship
Last Reviewed:2/11/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR5.25 Contact DHR91.88
 Contact Total5.25 Contact Total91.88
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 91.88 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  MA 163AL

Catalog Description:
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Beginning practical experience at the novice level in outpatient clinics or other medical facilities to develop entry level administrative and clinical medical assisting skills related to fundamental principles and techniques learned in theory and skills courses. This course is the first of two semesters in which the student attends the externship.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of ANAT 58; OR ANAT 140 AND HLC 140; AND Course Completion of MA 160, MA 161, MA 162, MA 168; AND Concurrent Enrollment in MA 163, MA 165, MA 169


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates

Limits on Enrollment:
The healthcare facilities in which students are placed require that the students must comply with all of the following before they are allowed onsite: Currency on all immunizations including annual flu shots; currency on annual tuberculosis clearance; a negative background check, a negative urine drug screen, and possess a current American Heart Association Certified Healthcare Provider CPR card.

Schedule of Classes Information
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Beginning practical experience at the novice level in outpatient clinics or other medical facilities to develop entry level administrative and clinical medical assisting skills related to fundamental principles and techniques learned in theory and skills courses. This course is the first of two semesters in which the student attends the externship.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of ANAT 58; OR ANAT 140 AND HLC 140; AND Course Completion of MA 160, MA 161, MA 162, MA 168; AND Concurrent Enrollment in MA 163, MA 165, MA 169
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates
Limits on Enrollment:The healthcare facilities in which students are placed require that the students must comply with all of the following before they are allowed onsite: Currency on all immunizations including annual flu shots; currency on annual tuberculosis clearance; a negative background check, a negative urine drug screen, and possess a current American Heart Association Certified Healthcare Provider CPR card.
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Apply theoretical understanding of novice administrative and clinical medical assisting skills
    in patient care settings.
2.  Safely and accurately perform novice administrative and clinical medical assistant skills in
    patient care settings.
3.  Demonstrate readiness for practice as an entry level medical assistant.
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Perform beginning administrative and clinical medical assisting (MA) skills and duties at
    entry level in patient care settings in accordance with the Medical Board of California's
    (MBCs) MA scope of practice, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
    regulations, Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines,
    California Certifying Board for Medical Assistants (CCBMA) requirements, and the
    assigned health care facility's policies and procedures
2. Prepare, administer and chart document oral, parenteral, and topical/transdermal medication
    and vaccinations at the beginning level in accordance with the MBCs-MA scope of practice,
    OSHA regulations, HIPAA guidelines, CCBMA requirements, and the assigned health care
    policies and procedures
3. Apply principles which have been learned in the prerequisite and corequisite theory and skills
    courses
4. Demonstrate ability to problem-solve, operate equipment safely, and carry out procedures in a
    timely manner in a provider's office, or other healthcare setting
5. Communicate effectively with patients, providers, and other medical staff members
    demonstrating cultural sensitivity
6. Demonstrate professionalism including: dependability, punctuality, cooperation, appropriate
    appearance, and initiative
7. Accurately document in patients paper and/or electronic medical records

Topics and Scope
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I. Onsite Administrative/Clinical Rotation
     A. Attend all required assigned clinical hours
     B. Perform beginning administrative and clinical MA skills in patient care settings:
          1.   medical asepsis
          2.   patient assessment
          3.   vital signs
          4.   examination and history
          5.   patient teaching
          6.   ambulatory aids
          7.   hot and cold therapy
          8.   assist the provider with office surgery and physical exams
          9.   aural and opthalmic treatments/procedures
          10. wound and minor injury treatments
         11. document all treatments and procedures on patient's paper and/or electronic medical
              records
     C. Prepare, administer and document oral, parenteral, and topical/transdermal medication and
         vaccinations at the beginning level
     D. Apply concepts and utilize techniques learned in all previous and current MA theory and
         skills courses
     E. Demonstrate ability to problem-solve, operate equipment safely, and carry out procedures
         in a timely manner
     F. Communicate effectively with instructor, patients, providers, and other medical staff
         members while demonstrating cultural sensitivity
     G. Demonstrate professionalism including: dependability, punctuality, cooperation, adherence
         to dress code, and initiative

Assignments:
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1. Complete the required number of hours during assigned onsite administrative and clinical
    externship in a medical facility and perform skills while constantly adhering to the
    MBCs-MA scope of practice, OSHA regulations, HIPAA guidelines, CCBMA requirements,
    and the assigned health care facility's policies and procedures
2. Exhibit professionalism by demonstrating dependability, punctuality, cooperation, adherence
    to dress code, and initiative
3. Maintain an Injection Log

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 60%
Administrative and clinical skill performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%
Professionalism, attendance


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Clinical Procedures for Medical Assistants. 10th ed. Bonewit-West, Kathy. Elsevier. 2017
Instructor prepared materials

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